Recent experiences with large barrage and barrier gates, London

11 May, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

Recent experiences with large barrage and barrier gates, London

About this event

The presentation reviews the construction methods adopted and some special issues that had to be addressed. In addition it provides some insight into the technical design trends for these types of constructions.

Speaker

Ken Grubb
KGAL Consulting Engineers

Ken Grubb is the proprietor of the independent engineering consultancy KGAL Consulting Engineers which he formed in 1991 following an engineering career which took on increasing levels of responsibility leading to a position as the Technical Director of Biwater Hydropower.

During this later period he had total responsibility for all technical, project engineering and commissioning activities for over 200 water control gates and associated equipment.

Today, in addition to his MD role, Ken is the Project Director for a number of framework consultancy contracts in the UK and abroad.

He also sits on ICOLD's hydro-mechanical committee.

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